The Artist's Complete GuideBook - 2005
The title tells this book's story. Art students, amateur artists, and professionals seeking a basic, all-inclusive reference source will find virtually everything they need to know in order to get started drawing and painting in all media. Artists' materials and their many different uses are shown in color photos and described in detail--pencils, brushes, charcoal sticks, pastels, papers, canvas, inks, oil pigments, watercolors, acrylics, tempera, gouache, and more. Also presented is basic instruction in color theory, perspective, portraiture, anatomy and the human figure, and landscape and seascape painting. Students will find examples and analyses of different art approaches, including classical realism, impressionism, expressionism, cubism, abstract styles, and much more. Hundreds of color photos and illustrations include reproductions of famous works by artists, who include Rembrandt, Manet, van Gogh, and many others.
Publisher: Hauppauge, NY : Barron's Educational Series, c2005
Branch Call Number: 702.8 ART 2005
Characteristics: 255 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm